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Top 10 Things to do in Texarkana 11/9/2020 – 11/17/2020

1. Veterans Day
Wednesday, November 11

Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Take a moment this Wednesday to honor our veterans! 

2. Axe Throwing
Friday, November 13

Sling Blades Axe Throwing Company is having their grand opening Friday November 13th! Family fun for ages 5 and up – learn more. 

3. Second Saturday Trade Days
Saturday, November 14

Please join us for Trade Days! We will also have a huge Nutcracker Display in the Gallery, The Texarkana Community Ballet will join us from 10-12 and Santa will be here 1:00-2:30! There will be over 200 Nutcrackers and wooden sculptures for sale ranging in price from $15-$150.

You can check out Olive St Vintiques upstairs and view amazing art! The featured artist this month is Judy Wright Walter! Make plans to attend, too much great stuff to miss it!

4. Rock Out Cancer
Saturday, November 14

Support this amazing cause this Saturday!

5. Veterans Day Parade
Saturday, November 14

Join the Texarkana Area Veterans’ Council for their annual Veterans Day Parade honoring the men and women who serve our nation. This years parade honors those disabled in service to their country. Parade route begins at East Broad and Hazel Street. Proceeds down East Broad to Texas Blvd, then up Texas Blvd to 3rd. Parade follows 3rd to Stateline where it proceeds to 4th and then ends at Walnut.

For more information or to participate, call 870-773-8279 or 877-824-4862 or email

6. Home Buying Seminar
Saturday, November 14

Join both myself, as well as John Jarvis with Supreme Lending, as we talk all things real estate and the ins and outs of buying a home!

We can’t wait to see you there! Learn more. 

7. The Talking Dead 
Saturday, November 14

Join TMS for a Living History tour of one of the oldest cemeteries in Texarkana and meet some of those buried there. Tour begins at the front gate, facing the corner of Leila and Phenie Streets. Entering the cemetery requires crossing railroad tracks. If you need special assistance, please contact Jamie Simmons at 903-793-4831. Learn more!

8. Blood Drive
Sunday, November 15

Council 2650 will be hosting a blood drive at St. Edwards Catholic Church on Sunday, November 15th. Blood mobile will be in the parking lot from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Please come out and donate. Blood center is in dire need of blood.

Thank you for supporting Council 2650 in all that we do. Learn more!

See Also

9. Kids Yoga
Friday, November 13
In this playful yoga class designed especially for elementary aged-children, children will learn yoga poses, breathing, light work and relaxation exercises through a series of games and activities designed to make yoga fun! We teach skills necessary to cultivate a calm mind, increase strength and flexibility, improve gross and fine motor skills, improve concentration, and give children the tools to manage stress in their daily lives. Games, stories, and music will be incorporated into this fun, non-competitive class. Each class ends with a period of relaxation. Learn more!

10. Farmers Market Fall Boxes
TXK Market Boxes now available weekly through fall! Support our local farmers and purchase yours here. 

And Don’t Forget

Submit YOUR events – virtual or real – to the GOTXK Calendar
Help us all to stay connected and submit your virtual events here!

Go to to check out ALL of the events being held this week in Texarkana USA!

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